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Symptoms of Tonsil Stones

Tonsil stones are also known as tonsilloliths and are caused by the presence bacteria and debris that become trapped in the small cracks or pockets of the tonsils. Mucous and dead cells can often find their way between all the little nooks and crannies of the tonsils but it is when they calcify or harden that tonsil stones then form. Those who are prone to bouts of tonsillitis or inflammation of the tonsils are more likely to develop tonsil stones which can range in size and symptoms. […]

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